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September 22-23, 2020
W Chicago City Center,

The only event that brings together the entire private placement value chain

225+ attendees. 65+ expert speakers. 1 meeting place.

Hear the latest market developments and investment case studies from industry leaders and PPLI clients.

COVID-19 update

Due to the escalation of the situation regarding COVID-19, we have taken the decision to postpone Private Placement Life Insurance & Variable Annuities Forum to September 22-23 2020. It remains at the W City Center Chicago. More information.

Your safety - our number one priority is the safety of our delegates and colleagues. Find out more

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The leading Private Placement Life Insurance & Variable Annuities event

New trends. New opportunities.

The 2019 program focused on tailoring products and services to a diversifying client base. Hear innovative case studies, success stories and trends shaping the life insurance industry.

With round table discussions and interactive networking opportunities, personalize your own agenda whilst making new contacts.

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The entire private placement value chain

Insurance carriers, producers and agents, investment funds, tax and estate planning attorneys, family offices, registered investment advisers and consultants... meet them all at PPLI&VA.

The only event bringing all the key players under one roof. 

NEW FOR 2020! The Brella matchmaking and networking app will make it even easier for you to connect with the people that matter to you - before, during and after the event. Learn more.

Who attends?
PPLI/VA benefits for HNWs

How can PPLI/PPVA work for your clients? Our expert speakers demystify the product and explain the benefits. Hear from a panel of RIAs on their success stories and challenges in entering the space.

Free passes to the conference are available for High Net-Worth Investors, Single Family Offices and Institutional Investors.

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Introduction to PPLI/VA workshop

Are you assessing the potential benefits of PPLI/VA for clients? Then this unique annual workshop is the place for you.

Featuring a cross section of industry leaders, RIAs and family offices – learn everything you need about the basics of PPLI/VA, how it can benefit wealth and trust planning, and real life case studies on how to identify potential clients.

2019 workshop agenda
Investment management workshop

Designed for those looking to manage PPLI/VA assets, this workshop will teach you how to enter the market with an insurance product offering.

From structuring your IDF or SMA, to effectively marketing and distributing it. Hear from leading investment funds in the space how they have found success and attracted AUM.

2019 workshop agenda
Producers workshop

A technical deep dive for those looking for the latest structuring tips and techniques. Take your PPLI/VA product offerings to the next level with insights from the top broker, family office and carrier experts in the industry.

Learn about new insurance products, international planning, and new updates in the trust and annuities space.

2019 workshop agenda

The numbers that matter

senior members of the PPLI & PPVA community
industry thought leaders on the agenda
years delivering the leading event for the PPLI&VA community

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